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Abducted hostage couple, 3 kids rescued from terrorist captivity after 5 years

2017-10-13 10:08

Five years after they were seized by a terrorist network in the mountains of Afghanistan, an American woman, her Canadian husband and their children – all three born in captivity – are free after a dramatic rescue orchestrated by the US and Pakistani governments.

Canadian tells of Somalia abduction as trial begins

2017-10-06 12:41

The trial of a Somalia man accused of kidnapping Canadian freelance journalist Amanda Lindhout has started in Ottawa, with an emotional Lindhout recounted the horrors she had to endure.

'Lone wolf' suspected in Canada terror attack

2017-10-02 07:09

Canadian officials say a car and knife attack on an Edmonton police officer and a high-speed chase involving a moving van that left four people injured, appear to be the work of a single suspected terrorist.

Five injured, suspect arrested in Canada attack

2017-10-01 17:26

Canadian police have arrested a man suspected of stabbing an officer and injuring four pedestrians in a series of violent incidents being investigated as an "act of terrorism."

WATCH: Driver goes airborne, smashes into traffic light

2017-09-08 07:55

A rear car cam has captured the moments of a car hitting a ditch, going airborne before smashing into a traffic light.

Trudeau warns 'no short-cutting' in Canada asylum process

2017-08-24 12:19

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned there is no advantage for asylum seekers who evade border checkpoints to cross into the country from the US.

Canada sends soldiers to migrant border crossing

2017-08-10 06:27

Canada has sent soldiers to a remote spot on the Quebec-New York border where asylum seekers are crossing illegally.

Thousands flee California fires

2017-07-10 20:34

More than a dozen wildfires are raging across California, forcing thousands of residents of the most populous US state to flee their homes.

Scientists alarmed by 6 right whale deaths in Canada

2017-06-30 21:13

Scientists say six endangered North Atlantic right whales have died in Canadian waters during the past three weeks.

Canada nurse gets life for killing 8 people in her care

2017-06-27 06:57

A judge has sentenced a former nurse to life behind bars for killing eight elderly people in her care.

 

Canadian doctors help 2 000 commit suicide in a year

2017-10-07 18:19

Nearly 2 000 people with incurable diseases have been helped to die by a doctor in the first year since Canada legalised medically-assisted suicide, a report says.

Meteors splashing into warm ponds sparked life on Earth - study

2017-10-03 09:39

How did life on Earth begin? A study has backed the theory that meteorites splashing into warm ponds leached essential elements that gave rise to the building blocks of life billions of years ago.

Spain urges Catalonia to end referendum

2017-10-01 18:05

Spain has demanded that Catalonia's separatist government call off an independence referendum, dismissing the vote as a "farce", as national police moved in to stop it.

US embassy in Cuba 'under review'

2017-09-18 05:01

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington is considering the possibility of closing its embassy in Havana in the wake of a mysterious "sonic attack" that left several of its staff with brain injuries and hearing loss.

Canada's top general in Gay Pride first

2017-08-28 09:59

Canada's top military official for the first time took part in the Gay Pride parade in Ottawa, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also on hand.

Botched car marketing: Disabled bays switched for 'Lexus Only' parking

2017-08-23 11:01

A botched marketing campaign has landed a Canadian airport in hot water; organisers switched bays for disabled travellers and reserved them for Lexus customers.

Flash drought hits the US Northern Plains and Canada

2017-07-13 13:54

Heatwave continues with no end in the near future.

Canada to apologise, pay former Gitmo prisoner

2017-07-04 17:22

Canada's government will give millions to a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who pleaded guilty to killing a US soldier in Afghanistan when he was 15.

WATCH: Michelin's airless, 3D-printed tyre concept

2017-06-30 09:41

Michelin has debuted its aptly-named Visionary mobility concept - an airless, rechargable, 3D-printed tyre. The tyremaker also aims to use biodegradable materials.

'No information' about Honda upgrade - Alonso

2017-06-13 20:27

'It's difficult to find the words to express our disappointment, our frustration and our sadness,' says McLaren team boss Eric Boullier. Is the team's partnership with Honda doomed?

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